2012 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes Prior Year Introduction As: HB 1264/11 - JUD Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 17
Sponsored By:
Senator Gladden
Crimes - Elder Abuse or Neglect - Increased Penalties and Restrictions on Pretrial Release (The John H. Taylor Act)


Altering the penalties for the crime of causing abuse or neglect of a vulnerable adult in the first or second degree; prohibiting a District Court commissioner from authorizing the pretrial release of a defendant charged with causing abuse or neglect of a vulnerable adult in the first or second degree; providing that a judge may authorize the pretrial release of the defendant on specified conditions; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 2/16 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings Withdrawn
House Action
No Action

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
District Courts
Domestic Violence -see also- Child Abuse & Neglect
Elderly Persons
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Pretrial Detention or Release
Sexual Offenses
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Criminal Procedure
( 5-202 )
Criminal Law
( 3-604 , 3-604 , 3-605 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
Judicial Proceedings